Patricia M. Liening

Patricia M. Liening, age 80 of Highland, IL, died Monday, March 28, 2016, at her residence in Highland, IL.

She was born on Saturday, February 22, 1936, in Breese, IL, the daughter of Albert and Agatha (nee Stuckenburg) Reilmann.

On Saturday, September 30, 1961, she married Leonard J. “Cheese” Liening who passed away on Wednesday, November 02, 2011.

She was a member of Saint Paul Catholic Church, Highlland, IL.

She was born at Breese, IL and attended St. Dominic Catholic Church, Breese, IL, where she played the organ. She graduated from St. Dominic Catholic High School. She worked in St. Louis for a few years. After marriage she started working as an Admitting Secretary at St. Joseph Hospital, Highland, IL. She retired from St. Joseph Hospital with over 25 years of service. She then worked for Dr. Debra Feldott-Johnson in Highland for over 5 years. She and her husband enjoyed travelling, they traveled to the 48 states in the Continental United States. She collected elephants and porcelain wash basins/pitchers.

Survivors include:
Daughter – Renee A. (Kurt) Glass, Highland, IL
Son – Mark J. (Stacy) Liening, Aviston, IL
Son – Eric B. Liening, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Ashley N. (significant other-Joe Knecht) Hall, Indianapolis, IN
Grandchild – Brandon C. Hall, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Jake R. Liening, Aviston, IL
Grandchild – Samantha K. Liening, Aviston, IL
Grandchild – Alicia M. (Cody) Hanna, Edgerton, WI
Great Grandchild – Olivia R. Knecht, Indianapolis, IN
Sister – Shirley Hidenfelder, Evergreen, CO
Brother – Don (Sherry) Reilmann, Jefferson City, MO
Brother In-law – Al Rakers, Trenton, IL
Sister In-law – Mary F. Herzberg, Highland, IL
Sister In-law – Nancy A. Capelle, Troy, IL.

She was preceded in death by:
Father – Albert Reilmann
Mother – Agatha Reilmann, nee Stuckenburg
Husband – Leonard J. “Cheese” Liening (died 11/2/2011)
Sister – Barbara Rakers
Sister In-law – Loretta Liening (died at age 2 days)
Brother In-law – Harold A. “Powerhouse” Liening
Brother In-law – Herbert Liening
Brother In-law – Norman Liening
Brother In-law – Eugene C. “Geno” Liening.

Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.

Private Memorial Service on Thursday, March 31, 2016, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL, with Rev. Msgr. David L. Peters, Pastor Emeritus, St. Paul Catholic Church, Highland, IL, officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society.